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Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond


Postby NorthFace34 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 9:14 pm

Route description: Ben Lomond

Munros included on this walk: Ben Lomond

Date walked: 19/04/2009

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Hi Guys, Well we did Ben Lomond on Saturday and was a fantastic day. The route is quite easy going through the woods at the start until you are through the first kissing gate at the start of the Ben then its a gradual steep climb. A few false ridges and a steep climb until it opens up on the top to a fairly even track with Ben Lomond in full view. Once you get to the foot of the climb it snakes up steeply then evens out along the ridge to the summit. The views are amazing on such a clear day like we had. A well recommended walk if you havent done it and our first Munro bagged as a family. :D :D

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The Cobbler in the distance
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Route up
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The Ridge just before the summit
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Chelsie chillaxing on the summit
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby druidsam » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:03 am

so that the view you get from ben lomond!!,, i've been up there twice and have still to get a clear day, it was winter both times mind

looks like you all had a good day.


..................Sam
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby Paul Webster » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:34 am

Congrats on that first Munro 8) It doesn't matter how busy it is, Ben Lomond is still a great place to be on a sunny day like that.
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby cjwaugh » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:14 pm

Well done guys great weather on Saturday I was out for the first time in a couple of weeks after a pulled muscle was only 5 minutes from the car tripped and pulled it again had to go home was like a bear with a sore head :lol: :lol:
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby NorthFace34 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:59 pm

Thanks guys, and sorry to hear that cjwaugh hope you heal soon.
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Re: Ben Lomond

Postby goth_angel » Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:32 pm

druidsam wrote:so that the view you get from ben lomond!!,, i've been up there twice and have still to get a clear day, it was winter both times mind

looks like you all had a good day.


..................Sam


I went up it in July in the clag - nice to see what the view looks like :)
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